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February 22, 2017
Abraham Flexner's The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge highlights how the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake has shown itself to be a powerful force in the world, writes Scott McLemee.
February 21, 2017
Entrepreneur mania seems to be sweeping higher education institutions, but an entire university based largely on those principles is problematic, argues Steven C. Ward.

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February 22, 2017
Responses prompt new questions.  
February 22, 2017
Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.
February 22, 2017
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?

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January 10, 2017
Higher education institutions are woefully unprepared to handle the complexity of rape cases, argues Ted Gup.
January 9, 2017
Samuel J. Abrams’s research demonstrates that, far from being a beleaguered and miserable minority, conservative professors are, in fact, quite happy in the academy.
January 6, 2017
While well intentioned, it’s apparent that the New York State tuition-free public college plan will not accomplish its desired goals, writes Robert Samuels.
January 6, 2017
As we in the humanities defend ourselves, we should not engage in the corollary of denouncing the sciences as unimportant.
January 5, 2017
A professor wonders whether the classroom has become an unsafe space for the faculty.

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